Tag Archives: Gun Control

Gun Control Groups Take Aim at ‘Legally Obtained’ Weapons


On January 9 two leaders in the gun control movement took off the mask and made plain that their desire is not just to limit illegal guns or go after illegal gun owners but to target “legally obtained” firearms as well. The two leaders–Igor Volsky and Mark Glaze–revealed their desires in an op-ed published by

Obama Lists Regrets — Again: Failure to Secure Gun Control Still #1


In a January 4 “exit letter” to the American people, President Obama again listed what he regrets most about the last eight years. Number one on the list was his failure to secure gun control. Obama shared this same regret with CNN in early December 2016, and the BBC quoted him in July 2015 speaking

54 People Shot During First Four Days of 2017 in Gun-Controlled Chicago


Following the nearly 4,400 shootings that marred Chicago’s 2016, hopes were high that 2017 would be different. But as of January 4, a total of 54 people had already been shot in Chicago during the new year. Moreover, on January 3 — just three days into the new year — 12 people were shot in

NYT: Europe More Courageous than US When It Comes to Gun Control


A December 28 New York Times editorial declares Europe more courageous than the U.S., when it comes to putting more firearm limitations on law-abiding citizens in the wake of terror attacks. The central focus of the editorial is a body of new gun controls which come up for a final vote next year. According to

Gun Owners of America: Top 10 Pro-Gun Successes of 2016


Gun Owners of America is explaining the top 10 pro-gun successes the group secured in 2016. The list includes everything from “exposing Hillary Clinton’s anti-gun agenda” to securing constitutional carry in various states to helping defeat President Obama’s gun-control Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland. Here is GOA’s Top 10: “Exposing Hillary Clinton’s Anti-Gun Agenda”–As the

California Man: If Love and Karma Fail, I’m Buying an AK-47


The surge in California gun sales continue apace, with handgun sales in the state reportedly up 40 percent this year and long sales up 100 percent, according to Fox News Insider (via Guns.com). The long gun sales are largely driven by the fact that new gun controls take effect January 1, 2017. Those controls ban

NY Times Slips, Accidentally Admits Trump Simply Believes People Should Be Able to Defend Themselves


The New York Times’ editorial board has published a report about the number of corporate flaw firms that are planning to establish a coalition. The planned coalition will offer a pro bono legal support to advocacy groups pushing for stricter gun control laws, a report from Conservative Tribune said on Thursday. According to the report, the coalition

Gun Manufacturers: Why Pay for Advertisements When Hollywood Pushes Our Guns for Free


A feature story published Friday in the The Hollywood Reporter reveals that the manufacturers of many popular guns do not worry about advertising their products because they know Hollywood will advertise for them, often for free. This may come as a shock to many who accustomed to associated Hollywood with gun control, especially considering the anti-gun tweets of

Not A Happy Thanksgiving: 70 Shot in Gun-Controlled Chicago Over Holiday Weekend


Violence raged in gun-controlled Chicago over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, with 62 people shot and wounded, another eight people shot and killed. This is an exponential jump over the level of violence seen during during the Thanksgiving holidays of the previous two years. In 2014 there were five deaths, with 14 others shot and wounded

Rutgers University Professor Taken in for Psych Evaluation for Tweets Threatening to Kill White People


A Rutgers University professor who teaches a course called “Politicizing Beyoncé” was taken by New York Police Department officers to a New York City hospital for a psychiatric evaluation after a student alerted campus police to his tweets threatening to kill white people. The NYPD took Kevin Allred to Bellevue Hospital from his Brooklyn home

NRA: Gun Control Was on the Ballot and It Lost


On November 11, the National Rifle Association (NRA) reminded everyone in the Twittersphere that gun control was on the ballot in the presidential election, and it lost. Hillary Clinton ran on a gun control platform while President-elect Donald Trump ran on pledges to defend the Second Amendment. On August 15, 2015, the Washington Post succinctly summarized

Americans Vote To Preserve Heller, Second Amendment


The race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton shined a spotlight on the Supreme Court ruling in District of Columbia v Heller (2008) in particular and the Second Amendment in general. Time and again Clinton openly admitted her disagreement with Heller–and her plan to use SCOTUS to tweak or reverse it–while simultaneously pushing enough gun control to abolish

Gun Control on the Ballot in Four States


(REUTERS) Gun control-related ballot measures in four states are expected to pass on Tuesday, opinion polls show, after gun safety advocates poured a massive amount of money into backing the initiatives. In Maine and Nevada, residents will vote on whether to mandate universal background checks for firearm sales, including private handgun transactions. If those two

NRA Photo Shows Election Day with Wrong Date for Gun Control Suppporters


An NRA ad shows a building emblazoned with a sign that shows Election Day as November 9 for gun control supporters. The ad instructs two groups of Americans–“Second Amendment Supporters” and “Gun Control Activists”–to remember their “assigned voting days,” then lists November 8 as the voting day for pro-gun voters, November 9 as the voting

Gibson Discusses Guns In America In Advance of ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Release


On Monday, director Mel Gibson spoke to Fox News about the release of the war movie titled “Hacksaw Ridge.”  One of the topics discussed was the gun rights in America. According to the report, the film’s protagonist, Desmond T. Doss, is a United States Army corporal and combat medic during WWII who won a Congressional

No October Surprise: Gun-Controlled Chicago Exceeds 600 Homicides


Weekend violence similar to that which has been witnessed weekend after weekend throughout 2016 has now propelled gun controlled-Chicago past 600 homicides year-to-date. The Chicago Tribune reports the number of homicides January 1 to October 24 at 608. There were 492 homicides for the whole of 2015. The weekend witnessed 37 shot–six fatally–in Chicago.  And

Report: Hillary Clinton Would Ban ‘Some of the Most Popular’ Firearms in America


A report by the Washington Times confirms Hillary Clinton would ban “some of the most popular” firearms in America if elected to the White House. Moreover, the report shows she would chip away at the Second Amendment with myriad new gun control laws and regulations. According to the Times, Clinton “reassures law-abiding Americans their firearms

Australia Reveals More Than 250,000 Illegal Guns Exist, Calls for Gun Amnesty


Since Australia announced tight restrictions on gun ownership, 20 days after, it has admitted that more than a quarter of a million guns exist in the country that were never legally registered. And because of this, the nation declared that there will be an amnesty, hoping that owners will part with their weapons. “The amnesty will

Vegas Gun Store: Buy AR-15 Now; Prices Will Skyrocket If ‘Crooked Hillary’ Wins


A Westside Armory advertisement suggests customers buy an AR-15 now, as prices will skyrocket if “Crooked Hillary” wins the election. Westside Armory is located in Las Vegas and ran the ad in the Las Vegas Review-Journal during the weekend. The ad announced a “Pre-Hillary sale,” then urged customers not to wait until Clinton was elected before trying to

Wikileaks: PR Firm Seeks Clarification on Hillary’s Support of 25% Gun Tax


One of the emails contained in the October 7 Wikileaks email release shows Grunwald Communications asking Hillary Clinton’s press secretary about the candidate’s support for “a 25 percent tax on gun sales.” The email is dated October 4, 2015 and was sent from Mandy Grunwald to Brian Fallon. In it, Grunwald asked about Clinton’s reported

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